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Permit to Own a Dangerous, Menacing or Restricted Dog - Strathfield Municipal Council - New South Wales

Description

You will need a permit to own a dog that is either:

  • declared dangerous or menacing
  • a restricted breed aged over six months.

A dog can be declared as dangerous by an authorised council officer or a local court because it:

  • has attacked or killed a person or animal without provocation
  • has repeatedly threatened to attack or repeatedly chased a person or animal without provocation
  • is kept or used for hunting (not including a dog used for locating, flushing, pointing or retrieving birds or vermin).

The following breeds are restricted:

  • American pitbull terrier
  • pitbull terrier
  • Japanese tosa
  • dogo Argentino
  • fila Brasileiro
  • perro de presa Canario.

Please note that permit holders must comply with requirements for enclosures, gates and warning signs for dangerous dogs.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $221.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Companion Animals Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Companion Animals Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Strathfield Municipal Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.